Equine Diseases and Resources
Horses are companion animals, working animals, sport animals and meat animals, providing important economics to a number of developed countries. In the United States, horses, ponies, mules, burros and donkeys total approximately 9 million. In less developed countries, horses serve as working animals essential for agriculture production and daily life. Horses also provide companionship, enjoyment and and performance to many people worldwide. The diseases listed here are some of the most important transboundary diseases of equines. Some of these are zoonotic.
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